A career that fits you

We are problem solvers and creative thinkers, facilitators and analysts. We work with non-profits and corporates across the globe towards the SDGs. Doing good is hard work. We know that it needs to be done better.

We welcome applications from individuals who are passionate and pragmatic about what they do. What makes us different is our unwillingness to settle and our unrelenting drive to make doing good better.

If you match this mind-set and have the relevant thematic and regional expertise, then we would like to hear from you.

We only accept applications for the vacancies below and we look at each application. You will be kept informed about every step of the review process. MzN is an equal opportunity employer. All our offices are barrier free.

Whether you are an experienced professional or recent graduate, working with MzN International could be a rewarding and challenging next step. We come from a wide variety of backgrounds. What unifies us is our unrelenting drive to do better.

Diversity and inclusion

Inclusion and diversity is not just an important topic to talk about. It is a right. And we know that diversity is our strength as a global team. To put this into practice, we designed a transparent career ladder, an open remuneration structure and work in open digital spaces where every team member can contribute.

The job has to fit your life. Not the other way around.

We think that your friends, family and health come first. Always. We therefore build a work structure that is digital first, office and location free and based on self-responsibility. There are no official working times, no fixed location requirements and flexible holiday arrangements. We have no more offices and you can work when and where you want.

What we offer:

  1. A competitive salary
  2. Flexible working arrangements – work anytime
  3. Paid parental and carer leave
  4. Work anywhere with full employment benefits – available in over 160 countries
  5. Additional contributions to your pension, health insurance and other social security where needed
  6. Bonus and equity scheme

Lucy Birchall shares what it is like to be an intern at MzN International.

We’re hiring!

Together with colleagues around the globe, connected in purpose and powered by a 100% digital infrastructure, we help our NGO clients build better organisations, processes, strategies and funding proposals for change making partners in humanitarian aid and development action. Together, we build better organisations and strategies that deliver impact in support of the SDGs. In short, we make doing good better. Join us.

The job in brief

  • Work directly with our clients to search grants and commercial contract opportunities from all main donors and foundations.
  • Write proposals that win funds
  • Full time or part-time (minimum 15 days per month)
  • Based anywhere, connect online, work anytime, home based
  • Competitive remuneration
  • Start: As soon as possible

Must-have experience & skills

  • At least 3 years proposal writing experience
  • Excellent research skills using databases and technology assisted search methods
  • Advanced digital collaboration skills & attitude to work with a global team
  • Outstanding proposal writing capacities with proven experience writing successful proposals to main donors.

You will join an internationally distributed team, working 100% online in an agile team structure. Working in sprints for NGOs and IGOs worldwide, you will be a trusted and valued team member in charge of finding the best funding opportunities and writing proposals for our clients. There is no fixed hierarchy, and you will sometimes find yourself the lead on work, and sometimes a team member.  Teams are self-forming, so you can heavily influence how far you like to go in our career.

Your primary responsibility will be to scan donor funding opportunities for our NGO partners and write winning proposals.

Whilst working with an ever-increasing degree of autonomy after your onboarding phase, you can rely on project leaders and consultants across the globe for help, support and advice.

MzN is a small, agile organisation. We trust each other and treat each other with respect. We work at peak productivity, with intense sprints and lower demand times, operating in a customised online environment that purposely minimises internal meetings, administrative tasks or regulation.  You can work where, when and how you like.

In addition to flexible holidays, we pay particular attention to ensure that everyone’s personal circumstances and ambitions are considered. We are all parents, spouses, family members, friends first, and professionals second. Applications are accepted here only. We will respond to all complete and relevant applications only.

(Business development, strategy and organisational restructuring)

Together with colleagues around the globe, connected in purpose and powered by a 100% digital infrastructure, we build funding strategies for change making partners in humanitarian aid and development action. Together, we build better organisations and strategies that deliver impact in support of the SDGs. In short, we make doing good better. Join us.

The job in brief

  • Take lead responsibility for a number of complex non-profit organisations in the interconnected areas of
    • Business development strategies
    • Strategy renewal
    • Organisational restructuring
  • Take responsibility for the high quality delivery and leadership of the projects
  • Lead on the relationship management with decision makers
  • Write reports and briefings that change organisations, based on solid analysis and participatory consulting methods
  • Full time or part-time (minimum 14 days per month)
  • Based anywhere, connect online, work anytime
  • Competitive remuneration
  • Start: anytime

Must-have experience & skills

  • At least 10 years proposal writing experience
  • Excellent people management and workshop facilitation skills
  • Experience in leading teams
  • Evidenced experience in creating funding strategies, organisational restructuring or development of new organisational strategies
  • Advanced digital collaboration skills & attitude to work with a global team
  • Outstanding proposal writing capacities with proven experience writing successful proposals to main donors.

You will join an internationally distributed team, working 100% online in an agile methodology. Working in sprints for NGOs and IGOs worldwide, you will be a trusted and valued team member in charge of client projects.

MzN is a small, agile organisation. We trust each other and treat each other with respect. We work at peak productivity, with intense sprints and lower demand times, operating in a customised online environment that purposely minimises internal meetings, administrative tasks or regulation. You can work where, when and how you like. In addition to flexible holidays, we pay particular attention to ensure that everyone’s personal circumstances and ambitions are considered. We are all parents, spouses, family members, friends first, and professionals second.

Applications are accepted here only. We will respond to all complete and relevant applications only.

Following a period of significant growth, we are seeking a (global or regional) leader to develop and expand our sustainability advisory offering to the private sector. This start-up stream adds to our well-established non-profit advisory services globally and is foreseen to become a major additional growth area within 12 months.

As the first non-founding Director to MzN, you’ll have considerable responsibilities and autonomy, such as developing lasting client relationships, being a major contributor to MzN’s growth, defining innovative strategies and achieving results.

The right person will have a large, relevant network of contacts, possibly bring in existing clients and have a clearly demonstrated leadership in the field of Sustainability transformation advisory. We offer a fair revenue split on the new stream or a buy-in equity opportunity.

Essential qualifications

  • Demonstrated business development experience and capacity
  • Capable of driving an independent workstream within the context of a broader team
  • Comfortable with ambiguous, ever-changing situations
  • Can-do attitude and familiar with working in agile, remote work culture

What working at MzN is like

  • We built a no red-tape, no-politics, maximum-freedom work house and culture with clear alignment and modern tools, based on self-responsibility and accountability, run by OKRs
  • Work anywhere, anytime as much or as little as you like
  • Remuneration: competitive salary and a fair revenue split for the new stream or equity buy-in
  • Supported by a fully staffed project support & corporate management suite (finance, marketing, PR and tech)

Get in touch here. We look forward to hearing from you!

Download the job description here.

(Business development, strategy and organisational restructuring)

Together with colleagues around the globe, connected in purpose and powered by a 100% digital infrastructure, we build funding strategies for change making partners in humanitarian aid and development action. Together, we build better organisations and strategies that deliver impact in support of the SDGs. In short, we make doing good better. Join us.

The job in brief

  • Work directly with our non-profit organisations in the interconnected areas of
    • Business Development Strategies
    • Strategy renewal
    • Organisational restructuring
  • Lead and co-lead projects that build better organisations
  • Write reports and briefings that change organisations, based on solid analysis and participatory consulting methods
  • Full-time or part-time (minimum 14 days per month)
  • Based anywhere, connect online, work anytime
  • Competitive remuneration
  • Start: anytime

Must-have experience & skills

  • At least 7 years proposal writing experience
  • Excellent people management and workshop facilitation skills
  • Experience in either creating funding strategies, organisational restructuring or development of new organisational strategies
  • Advanced digital collaboration skills & attitude to work with a global team
  • Outstanding proposal writing capacities with proven experience writing successful proposals to main donors.

You will join an internationally distributed team, working 100% online in an agile methodology.  Working in sprints for NGOs and IGOs worldwide, you will be a trusted and valued team member in charge of client projects.

There is no fixed hierarchy, and you will sometimes find yourself the lead on work, and something a team member.  Teams are self-forming, so you can heavily influence how far you like to go in our career.

Whilst working with an ever-increasing degree of autonomy after your onboarding phase, you can rely on project leaders and consultants across the globe for help, support and advice.

MzN is a small, agile organisation. We trust each other and treat each other with respect. We work at peak productivity, with intense sprints and lower demand times, operating in a customised online environment that purposely minimises internal meetings, administrative tasks or regulation.  You can work where, when and how you like. In addition to flexible holidays, we pay particular attention to ensure that everyone’s personal circumstances and ambitions are considered. We are all parents, spouses, family members, friends first, and professionals second.

Applications are accepted here only. We will respond to all complete and relevant applications only.